Article By Dr. Julissa Hernandez, BCND, Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor certified by ANMCB – American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board
Are you stressed out? How’s your energy? Are you depressed? Most people tend to be affected by different degrees of stress. But many are allowing themselves to suffer emotionally and physically because they cannot cope with simple, never mind severe, stressful situations…
Do you know that stress shows up as severe fatigue that in turn results in depression? The human body, is made to handle stressful situations, and can benefit from them also! It is a bit difficult to avoid all stress, however, and there are ways to balance the body to maintain a high level of health to survive and handle stress well.
Not ALL stress is unhealthy. If you strengthen and balance the body, this in turn helps us think in a more positive affirmative manner so we can use stress as a motivational tool in our lives.
What puts us at great risk for not being able to cope with severely serious stress? Lack of rest/sleep, work and money problems tend to be at the top of most lists, emotional problems, using ‘stress soothers’ such as coffee, alcohol, drugs and all types of tobacco. And what triggersphysical stress for most? Low vitamin and mineral balance, low adrenal function, environmental toxins, allergies, and low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia).
I recommend the following powerful combination to feed the adrenals, feed the nerves and stabilize mood to prevent stress induced illness and disease:
Feed your body what it is missing to deal with stress, and use life stresses to make you stronger…
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